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Why Can't You Host Your Own Web Site?

Posted by: Rod Kurtz on September 1, 2006

Many businesses can and do host their own Web sites. In order to host your own site, however, you need to make special arrangements with an Internet service provider (ISP), and you also need the right hardware and software to do the job right. In addition, you want at least one employee to serve as your Webmaster—the person responsible for maintaining your Web server and making sure that your site works as it should.

Here is a short list of the things you’ll need to host your own Web site.…

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Reader Comments

SEO Expert

September 5, 2006 11:52 AM

You'll need to do the following:

1. Park a domain name.
2. Host Web space for your domain.
3. Design HTML pages.
4. Contact your customers.

Well, it's that easy.

leticia garza-falcon

September 24, 2006 3:49 PM

What advice do you have for selling consulting services over the Web?Is buying a template a good start? Would investing in an original design pay off for beginners? Must consulting services that advertise online abide by the same rules as other businesses?

SEO Expert

May 12, 2007 6:35 AM

Is buying a template a good start? Would investing in an original design pay off for beginners?

It is recommended that you buy a template and get that redone. It will cost you less.

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